PROFICIENCY TESTING

Forensic Video Analysis Proficiency Tests for 2017 – Enrollment for 2017 is now open!
Resolution Video will be offering Digital Video Proficiency Tests.  These tests have been approved by ASCLD/LAB and can be submitted to the Proficiency Review Committee for ASCLD/LAB.

Orders must be submitted by June 2, 2017. Cost is $350 per test.

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Digital Video Examinations
This test is designed to measure the ability of the analyst to correctly make a copy of the original media to the hard drive of the analysis system, to accurately make a working copy of the original, the ability to locate and track a subject of interest, and the competence to extract images from the video evidence.

Please Note: In 2017, Forensic Video Proficiency Tests will only be offered in the Summer. The order deadline is June 2, 2017. 


Forensic Audio Analysis Proficiency Tests for 2017 – Enrollment for 2017 is now open! 

In 2013, Resolution Video began offering Forensic Audio Analysis Proficiency Tests.  These tests will continue to be conducted on a trial basis.  The testing process will follow our current Forensic Video Analysis Proficiency Test process, however these tests are not ASCLD/LAB approved at this time.

Orders must be submitted by July 7, 2017. Cost is $350 per test.

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Audio Examinations
This test is designed to measure the ability of the analyst to make a copy of the original media to the hard drive of the analysis system, the ability to identify the type of interference to intelligibility in the signal, and apply filters to increase intelligibility.

Please Note: In 2017, Forensic Audio Proficiency Tests will only be offered in the Summer. The order deadline is July 7, 2017. 


Internal Video Analysis Proficiency Tests – Cost is $350 per test

Proficiency Tests from earlier years are available for use by forensic laboratories to conduct internal quality assurance exams of their forensic video analysts.  We offer analog and digital video tests that assess the analysts ability to examine either an analog videotape or a digital video file.  The tests come with a target response key and are intended to be reviewed internally.  If you are interested in ordering internal quality assurance video proficiency tests, please place your order online.

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Due to low enrollment, regular Analog Video Examination Proficiency Tests will no longer be available. If you are in need of an Analog Video Examination Proficiency Test, please contact us at services@resvid.com for more information on internal proficiency tests.

Analog Video Examinations
This test is designed to measure the ability of the analyst to accurately make a working copy of the original, accurately determine the total number of cameras in the system, the ability to locate and track a subject of interest, and the competence to extract images from the video evidence.

Please contact us for more information or email the team directly.

ASCLD/LAB

On October 15, 2009, the ASCLD/LAB Board of Directors approved Resolution Video as an ASCLD/LAB approved test provider offering proficiency tests in the forensic video discipline.
The American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors / Laboratory Acceditation Board (ASCLD/LAB) was established to provide an accrediting body specific to the needs of the crime laboratory. For more information on ASCLD/LAB visit their website at www.ascld-lab.org.
Proficiency testing is a valuable component of the accreditation program offered by ASCLD/LAB. Resolution Video submitted and has met the requirements as an approved proficiency test provider by ASCLD/LAB since 2009 and has retained that status to date. Learn more about the ASCLD/LAB requirements on their site.

All Test Subscribers will receive reports regarding the proficiency tests including the targeted values and the reported results from other tests subscribers. The following reports will be provided:

  • Preliminary Report – within 30 days of the Reporting Deadline, test subscribers will recieve a report that includes the target values.
  • Individual Report – within 90 days of the Reporting Deadline, test subscribers will receive a report that includes the participant’s reporting data and conclusions and the target values.
  • Summary Report – within 90 days of the Reporting Deadline, test subscribers will receive a report that includes pre-distribution testing results, all of the Test Subscribers’ reporting data and conclusions, and the target values.

Please contact us for more information or email the team directly.